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Posted by gordon (24.201.163.175) on February 14, 2009 at 19:43:39:

In Reply to: Re: reeves revolver posted by Mike Taylor on February 14, 2009 at 14:49:32:

Mike,

Thanks for that.

Now how about a little advice on sights. Does the change from 25 to fifty yards require a change in elevation? Or is the trajectory of the bullet at these distances so flat that this is unneccesary? I would be shooting .38 target loads.

Best Regards,

Gordon

: Gordon,
: Here are the dimensions of the reduced-distance NRA targets:
: Rule 4.4 20 yard slow fire - 7, 8, 9 and 10 rings black. Target No. B-4.
: 10 ring . . . . . . . . . . . 1.12 in
: 9 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.88 in
: 8 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.72 in
: 7 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.73 in
: 6 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.04 in
: 5 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.72 in
: 4 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.84 in

: Rule 4.5 20 yard timed or rapid fire - 9 and 10 rings black. Target No. B-5.
: X ring . . . . . . . . . . . 1.12 in
: 10 ring . . . . . . . . . . . 2.25 in
: 9 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.76 in
: 8 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.44 in
: 7 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.46 in
: 6 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10.08 in

: Rule 4.6 25 yard slow fire - 7, 8, 9 and 10 rings black. Target No. B-16.
: X ring . . . . . . . . . . . 0.67 in
: 10 ring . . . . . . . . . . . 1.51 in
: 9 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.60 in
: 8 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.82 in
: 7 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.32 in
: 6 ring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.22 in

: Rule 4.7 25 yard rapid or timed fire - Exactly the same target as the 50 yard slow fire except that only the 9 and
: 10 rings are black. Target No. B-8...

: So, yes, the reduced-distance (50 ft, 20 yd, and 25 yd)slow fire targets are black to the seven ring.
: And yes, the 25-yard and 50-yard bulls are not in exact proportion, but, with your concentration being on the front sight and its alignment within the rear sight, that difference should not be a distraction to you ;-)
: Regards,
: Mike T.

: : Mike,

: : At my club we shoot bullseye on two targets which have the same size bull, including seven ring for precision, but only nine and ten for timed and rapid. The rings are much larger on the timed/rapid target. We are shooting both at the same distance, so I figured that the precision was scaled to reproduce the visual effect of a target at twice the distance, but with more rings black.

: : Now the target described in the rule book is 5.54 inches to the nine, but only 8 inches to the eight. The latter is less than twice the diameter of the former, but placed at twice the distance. Does this mean that one bull looks smaller than the other when you are shooting?

: : Best Regards,
: : Gordon





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